Recommended Resources  (excuse the mess, under construction)

Additional resources to help you prepare for your natural birth and beyond!

A Good Birth a Safe Birth:

Choosing and Having the Childbirth Experience You Want 

by Diana Korte & Roberta Scaer


The Birth Book:

Everything You Need to Know to Have a Safe and Satisfying Birth

William Sears M.D. & Martha Sears R.N.


Ina May's Guide to Childbirth


Ina May Graskin, Midwife


The Birth Partner:

A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and all Other Labor Companions by Penny Simkin




Spinning Babies
Better position, Better Birth
Not Just Skin

Information on hot topics such as cesareans, epidurals, circumcision "The Elephant in the Hospital"....and more! 

Evidence Based Birth

Rebecca L. Dekker,PhD, RN, LCCE , founder/CEO


Mothering Magazine

The Home for Natural Family 

Home Birth
San Diego County Midwives

Gerri L. Ryan


Michelle Freund

Birth Matters


A Celebration of Birth & Life

Celesta Rannisi


Birth Roots Babies

Offers 3 birthing room, homebirth

services and VBAC

Darynee Blount LM, CPM

Donna McBride Hooyen LM,CPM


Bernardo West Chiropractic

Angela Hee D.C. 



Expert in pain & discomfort associated with pregnancy, Webster Technique 



Carriers & Accessories


iBirth App

Information in the palm of your hand



Voila Montessori

Nurture Your Child's Potential 


The Wellness Company

Leaders in "green" living since 1985, over 400 products, safer for home, environment and prompts complete wellness.  Online shopping.   For more information:


National Organization of Circumcision Resource Centers


International Cesarean Awareness Network 

Education & Support

San Diego Chapter,

La Leche League

Happy Moms, Breastfed Babies


The Family Guidance & Therapy Center

Individual, family, couples, pre/post natal


Birth Centers
Best Start Birth Center
Serving natural birth since 1989

San Diego, CA

Babies in Bloom

More than just a birthing center!

Vista, CA

A Family Affair Birth Center

Poway, CA

UCSD Birth Center Hillcrest


The only in-hospital birth center.  Prenatal care with Certified Nurse Midwives

Connected to a level 3 NICU.

Jacobs Medical Center

La Jolla


Three natural birthing suites staffed by CNMs.


© 2013 by Jaclyn Ream

Connie Rivera - Certified Childbirth Educator


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